Contra Dance (1) (The)
CONTRA DANCE , THE (La Contredanse). French-Canadian, Set Dance (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CC'A"A"'B"B"'C"C'". The 'A' part contains the usual eight measures, while the 'B' part has seven measures and the 'C' part only six.
Source for notated version: French-Canadian accordion great Philippe Bruneau (1977), who learned the tune from William Gagnon de Chicoutimi, Québec [Bégin].
Printed source: Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 50, pp. 75-76.
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